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Congresswoman Slams Science Magazine for Transphobic, Sexist Cover
Science Magazine stirred up controversy this month when they used a January 2013 photo of two transgender sex workers as the cover image for their July 11 issue.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Republicans rebuke Obama aide for avoiding congressional inquiry
Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa strikes the gavel at the beginning a House Oversight Committee hearing January 16, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Top-two primary means a double dose of campaign rhetoric
Rep. Mike Honda, not in Washington, greets President Obama on Wednesday at Foothill College in Los Altos.
It's Been 90 Years: Time to Pass the ERA
Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Jackie Speier gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court Thursday morning to demand that the Equal Rights Amendment finally pass.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
WIPP holds successful small business convention opening in Washington today
Women Impacting Public Policy coordinated a capacity level event today as women gathered from around the nation to discuss the current situation for women in small business .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Washington Post
SEC urged to restrict nondisclosure agreements
A coalition of whistleblower lawyers and government watchdog groups Friday urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to bar companies from using overly restrictive nondisclosure agreements that discourage employees from coming forward with allegations of fraud and abuse.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
(RAT) Congresswoman Compares Contraception Access to Boko Haram Kidnapping
Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California's 14th District, sent out a tweet this morning that compared access to contraception to the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian girls by the militant group Boko Haram.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Daily Breeze
Changing of the political guard: Thomas Elias
For a state that has long been a symbol of youth, there's been a lot of age among California's preeminent politicians of the last decade.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials
The scam sounds as clichA© as they come: Pass along fake money at a vendor where the proceeds help the blind and visually impaired.
Why Lucy Flores' Candid Discussion of Women's Reproductive Rights Is Exactly What We Need to Hear
Nevada State Assembly member Lucy Flores has been speaking up, and her voice is an important addition to the conversation on women's rights.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Congresswomen Eshoo and Speir host town hall meeting on access to health care for veterans
Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a town hall meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on Monday, July 7th to provide veterans with the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the VA's health care appointment process.
New Bill Relative To Lobbyists and Candidates
A bill recently introduced in Congress would require lobbyists to identify relatives who are senior government officials, and prohibit candidates and their committees from employing relatives.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Political Blotter: Tuning in to 'The Neel Kashkari Show'
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Town Hall Planned to Discuss Local Access to VA Healthcare
The following is a news release from the offfice of Congresswoman Jackie Speier: Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a Town Hall Meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on Monday, July 7th to provide veterans with the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the VA's health care appointment process.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Revenge Porn Is Still Legal in Most of America
A law banning the practice took effect Tuesday in Colorado. In the rest of the country, though, there's no law stopping you from posting sexually revealing pictures of your ex.